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Recommended vaccinations

Routine vaccination:

Vaccinations included in the vaccination schedule to be updated

Based on your travel plans:

NB: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for all travelers aged ≥1 year arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission and all travelers who spend more than 12 hours in transit at an airport in a country where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.

Hepatitis A

1 injection two weeks before departure, booster 1 to 3 (5) years later.

Children: aged ≥1 year.

Hepatitis B

For long or frequent trips
Two injections one month apart
Booster 6 months later

When protection is needed as early as possible (with almost imminent departure), an accelerated schedule of three injections within a short interval and a fourth dose 1 year later is feasible, in adults only.

Meningitis

Vaccination with the tetravalent meningococcal vaccine is mandatory for pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia (Hajj and Umrah).

Vaccination schedule: 1 injection at least 10 days before departure.

Protection: 3 years

Rabies

For long trips to isolated areas
Children: as soon as they can walk

Typhoid

For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene
Children: aged ≥2 years.

Malaria prevention

Sporadic transmission of P. falciparum and P. vivax possible subsequent to importation of parasites.

Prevention:

No chemoprophylaxis

Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.

(Source: Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin [BEH] – Health Recommendations for Travelers).

 
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